Working from home

So, when my boss texts announcing pay cuts I make a request to work from home a few days a week to offset it against childcare. My rockstar boss (well not totally rockstar -given the aforementioned pay cut!) agrees! Yippee! More time with my little lady! What’s been happening… 1: First day from home and…

Ice Ice Baby

It’s here.  Winter has definitely arrived and despite this happening every year of my existence I always promise that next year I’ll move somewhere exotic. But. I’m still here. Saying that, there’s something different about this winter…my little piglet is experiencing snow for the first time and is feeling the freezing cold air against her soft…

Lady Garden Maintenance

My sister decided to stop spending a small fortune maintaining her bush and cancelled her wax appointment.  I sold her on the idea of taking care of her ‘situation’ at home and took it upon myself to give her a crash course in shaving.  I bent, squatted and demonstrated various yoga-like positions for reaching to those hard to…

Dog Sh!t

I knew as soon as I walked into the office that morning that it was me.  That acidic, sting your nostrils kind of  smell…it was coming from me.  “OK, I’ve stood in dog sh!t!” I announced, thinking this would rule out anyone assuming I had mistaken the nappy bin for my handbag (possible, but whilst I…